• Sabi Sand Lodge outside

The Authentic African Safari

Welcome to Cheetah Plains – we promise you an authentic safari experience with breath-taking bushveld, plentiful wildlife, comfortable safari-style accommodation, service with a smile and delicious South African home style dining.

At Cheetah Plains, you’ll be blown away by the abundant wildlife and unparalleled Big Five game viewing – all within the famous Sabi Sand game reserve.

Escape to the heart of the South African bushveld and let us help create memories to last a lifetime!


The traditionally-thatched chalets & Bush Cottage at Cheetah Plains melt into beautiful indigenous gardens, which in turn are surrounded by pristine African bushveld.

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We offer you a host of experiences from wildlife sightings, bushveld scenery and personal service to ensure that your visit becomes a memory that will last a lifetime.

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Cheetah Plains is located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve renowned for its Big Five game viewing where it shares a 50km border with the Kruger National Park.

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Our Lodge

At Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve, expect all five senses to be awakened by your African bushveld experience – bush buck and nyala roam freely among the chalets. You might hear the sound of lion, hippo, hyena, jackal and more calling out across the bushveld at night.

Cheetah Plains is one of the oldest bush camps in the Sabi Sand. Our emphasis is on offering guests traditional Safari values of comfortable accommodation, combined with great food, prepared around the campfire.

Excellent game viewing on 8 500 ha and friendly attentive staff will round off your safari. Cheetah Plains has only eight rooms & a Bush Cottage which ensures an exclusive Safari experience.

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Your journey to Cheetah Plains will leave you breathless